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Community Publications (Newspaper) - May 7, 1969, Chicago, Illinois Honor Top Area Senior Citizens MRS. AMELIA FARINELLA MRS. FRANCES S. MC CUE Several West Northwest Side residents have been selected for the Chicago Hall of ac- cording to an announcement made by the Division for Senior Citizens of the City of Chicago's Department of Human Re- sources. The list MRS. MARGARET KNAUSS Mrs. Frances S. of 304 N. Oak who retired in 1984 as a dispatcher for the Automatic Electric Co. and now is volunteer treasurer for the Loretto hospital gift serving up to 100 hours a nominated by Loretto hospital for her service to tine hospital and to the Salvation Army and the American Legion Auxiliary. MRS. ANNA MATSON Mrs. Anna of 1234 N. Oak a re- tired supervisor for the William Wrigley Jr. nominated for the Hall of Fame by the Simon Peter Golden Age club for ser- vice to the club and to her church. v 1 Mrs. Edythe 1503 N. a retired secretary nominated by the Austin Senior Citizens for her leadership in that group and volunteer ser- vice to children at the Dixon State school. Mrs. Myrtle F. of 743 N. nominated by fche Town Hall Senior Citizens for service to that group and to the Austin Senior Citizens and MRS. EDYTHE ALFSEN as an election official. V Mrs. Lillian of 4939 a retired li- censed practical nurse nominat- ed by the West Garfield Urban Progress center for outstanding service to the Baptist church and service to community or- ganizations. Mrs. Marie of 440 N. a retired novelty worker for the Hamilton Glass nominated by the Prank- lin-Drake Chicago Housing for assisting a blind man with braille lessons and for her mission work for Metropolitan Baptist Church. Mrs. Amelia of MRS. LILLIAN BROWDER 5123 N. a volunteer at Marillac House since nominated by Marrillac's Se- nior Chatter Club for service to the to the Sidney Hillman Health center and the American Legion. X Mrs. Margaret of 2652 N. a telephone operator nominated by the Mental Health Association of Greater Chicago for supervising and coordinating preparation of gift packages sent to Chi- cago area mental patients in the association's V Mrs. John 70. of 17C1 X. Lotus an outstanding volunteer for the American MRS. MYRTLE F. SCHMID Cancer the Lutheran Council of Greater Chicago and Trinity Lutheran nomi- nated by the Austin Lutheran Senior Citizens. Edna Lehr has been named for the Mayor's Senior Citizens Hall of Fame. She was nomi- nated for the honor by Colum- bus Park Senior 5701 W. Jackson Blvd. Through her marriage to Wil- liam in a member of Forges Post 196 of the American Legion since she became eligible to member- ship in the American Legion which she joined Nov. 1960. Elected first vice president chair- in 1961-62. President in MRS. MARIE COBB 1962-63 and again in 1966-67. Other elective offices Unit Historian and Treasurer. Mrs. Lehr joined the Ameri- can Legion Volunteer at Hines Veterans Hospital in Nov- ember and has a credit of 1300 hours of service. In her zeal for volunteer she picks up and delivers to Hines Hospital and the Municipal Tuberculosis clo- thing donated by Unit members and friends. She is active in the collection of greeting cards used for therapy for retarded children and the American Le- gion cancelled stamp program for therapy for Veterans. Persons selected for Hall of Fame membership this year on Page MRS. JOHN SCHREINER MRS. EDNA LEHR Willing Willie Chicago's Oldest Neighborhood Answer Man Readers are invited to send questions on civic problems that need to be tackled to Willing Community 4906 W. Chicago 60651. I agreed in December to an annual picture by a studio to photograph my two little daughters. I paid a small deposit. My husband didn't approve so I caUed back the next day and was promised a refund. Now I'm on ADC and need the money but they say they don't refund H. After reading your then to you on the Willie must agree with the bewildered studio manager who just doesn't make None of the facts stated in your letter jibe with what you told Willie on the telephone nor do they agree with studio records. The manager stated you didn't askJor a refuzd but kept calling for sitting appointments and breaking them. In terms of lost time and trouble to the he feel we'll be better off to refund her deposit and stop wasting our To which Willie A one-way sign on the southwest corner of Karlov and Palmer was partially knocked down and is bent over the crosswalks. This has been this way for about three weeks. To cross Palmer you either have to push it across the parkway or walk around it. Someone could get The 34th wa-rd yard took the complaint and will relay it to the proper city department. By the time you read this the sign should be replaced. I've called the forestry department at least half-dozen times in six months concerning the tree in front of my house on the parkway at 5919 Walton. Huge branches fall from time to time on the sidewalk and it is very dangerous to children on the walk and to other pedestri- ans. The branches fall even when it's not Z. The bureau of forestry had you listed on their records as of 1968. The bureau said there are two trees that need trimming but they simply have not had the men or equipment to do the work as the aforementioned have been tied up for the past several years eliminating trees with Dutch elm disease in Chicago. Special attention will be paid to your trees and others in your block this spring or early summer. The bureau states ii is inundated with requests for tree trim- ming and cutting but its hands are tied as ridding the city of diseased trees has first priority. Police Set Open House Workshop In connection with Week in the Austin I Police district will hold house at the 5327 Chica- from to 8 p.m. May 13. All residents of the communi- ty have been invited to drop in and tour the local station and meet the officers who patrol the 15th district. Coffee will be served during the open house. Three concerned the North-Cicero Community Organization Veterans of For- eign Warfrr-Post and the 15th District Police will join in conducting a sem- inar on the of Narcot- It will be presented today at in the VFW 4312 and a feature of the meeting will be the showing of a meaningful of Guest speakers will be Commander Mark Thana- 15th and Detec- tive Bernard both ex- perts on this rapidly mounting social evil. There wiD be refreshments and it is hoped by the sponsors that the public will attend this joint workshop program. Please see what you can do to get the alley north of in the 5500 repaired. The holes are par- ticularly bad just off Lockwood and the big pothole back of my garage at 5255 Jackson is is filled with mud and M. Supt. Bob Constantine said the asphalt crew have been work- ing in other wards for the past two weeks. They were due back so there's a very good chance the alley has been- repaired by new. If it will be done before the week is out. Sites Listed For Mobile X-Ray Stops Free chest x-rays will be giv- en at three West Side locations June 2 through June accord- ing to the Tuberculosis institute of Chicago and Cook county. The mobile x-ray units will be stationed a.m. to p.m. June 2 through June 6 at Central and Lake. The units will move to Chicago and Lara- mie for a three-day stay June 9 through June 11. Hours and days at Chicago-Laramie will be June to p.m. and from a.m. to p.m- June 10 and 11. The x-ray van will be sta- tioned at Laramie and Jackson from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 13. Bethel's Final Payment As Ed Kucera vice president of Pioneer ing its 75th anniversary. Shown at recent bank tears up Elmer Mocller ceremony are Rev. Wil- ond from chairman of BetM Evangelical Lutheran church anniversary hands him check marking final payment of church mortgage. Bethel this year is celebrat- Ham Bethel at and Karl Burton Ralph Schulz and Henry Werner. NORTHWEST JOURNAL VOL. 10 NO. 32 4047 W. NORTH AVE. MAY 1969 At Newsstands isc a copy By Mail S4.50 a year IS PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Planning Commission Asks For New Lewis W. of Development and last week released a site report recommending that a new Orr Elementary school be built-on a l_8-acre site south end of the block bounded by Thomas on the Keeler on the Augusta on the and Kedvale on the east. The north end of the 1.9- would eventually be ac- quired for recreational use. The new 500-student to be built by the Public Building commission for the board of ed- is intended to relieve the overcrowded condition in the present High school which currently houses the ele- mentary school as well. Plans to convert the pre- sent high school into a middle school were re- leased a few weeks ago. In order to bring the site up to current standards for recrea- tion it is recommended that the. Commission acquire the remainder of the block and the cleared to be admin- istered by the Park be developed for facil- ities for the use of students and the surrounding communities. In recommending that a por- tion of the site be used to cre- ate new park the De- partment of Development and Planning was guided by the city's Comprehensive plan's recommendation to develop new park areas adjacent to schools. The new elementary school site is adjacent to the existing Orr High school. The Depart- ment of Development and Plan- ning recommends that Keeler be vacated between Thomas and Cortez to unite the new park area and the two school sLcV- la POTOMAC h jj Bethel Lutheran Marks Jubilee The 75th anniversary of Be- thel Evangelical Lutheran Springfield and will have a fourfold observance of its founding during the months of May and June. Back on May the present church building was dedicated to the glory of and so Bethel members have come to the tradition of observ- ing its yearly anniversaries on the second Sunday in May. This 75th yeavr is no excep- tion and on May the president of The Lutheran Dr. Oliver R. will be the j guest speaker. Bethel's own will also participate in the servio.es which are at 9 a.m. in German and a.m. in English. During the many per- sons have called Bethel their home. With this in a sec- ond observance of the 75th an- niversary will be held at 4 p.m. May at which time the reunion with former mem- bers will be highlighted. The speaker for this service will be the Rev. William himself a son of the and the church pastor since 1935. Participating in the service will be the choir of Luther High School under the direction of Elling. I After the a fellowship hour with supper will give all in attendance an opportunity to renew old friendships. On June at 9 a.m. and a.m. Dr Martin L. Kp- president ot Concordia Teachers River For- will be the guest speaker. The Chicagoland Lutheran Children's under the direction of John G. will take part in the services. Special emphasis will be placed on Christian education as the 41st eight grade class will be graduated from Be- thel's Christian Day school at the a.m. service. Since its Bethel has main- tained a first with lower grades only and later with a full eight grades and kindergarten. Bethel will complete its anni- versary service schedule with the observance of Founders day on June at 9 a.m. and a.m. Exactly 75 years earlier on June Bethel became a reality with 10 voting members under the direction of Pastor Martin Fuelling of Emmaus church. In 1891 Pastor Fuelling had begun mission work in the j area by holding services establishing a Christian Day' school. At this fourth service of re- the Rev. Edmund H. president of the Northern Illinois District of The Lutheran Syn- will preach. The choir of Bethel under the direc- tion of Mr. Kenneth will sing at this observance. r i i i f PROPOSED RECREATION AREA FOR ORR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL S ii JM i'LJLJ U ORR ELEIViE.'TARY SCHOOL Board of Education Property New Recreation Space to be Acquired Total School Site To be Acquired by P. B. C. Alley Vacation I c 1.8 acres IT u 3.5 acres 1.6 acres 0.1 acres Map Shows New School Site Above is map released by Chicago Plan com- Elementary school for grades kindergarten mission pinpointing site of proposed new Orr through fifth. FINAL MEETING H. B. Stovve Elementary school PTA will hold their last meeting of the school year on May 13 in the PTA room of the school at p.m. Coffee and cake are served from to The PTA has invited Miss Barbara Hawkins to speak on home and family sex ed- ucation. A and the will be shown. 'Music Man' At Maternity The sounds of 76 trombones j will be heard in the Maternity BVM 3647 North Ave. It will be Meredith Wil- son's delightful Mu- sic to be staged May and at p.m. It features a cast of 50. Ran- dy Brill 3816 North Ave. plays the Music Man and .'ean Bauer 6206 Barry is the librarian. The director and producer is the Rev. Marion Sneig. The choir is under the direction of Sister Joseph S.P. More than 100 and children are involved in the presentation. Music is an elaborate musical production Rev. Sneig ideal for our commu- nity because it appeals to tta and the in be- Tickets lor the production can 1 be obtained by calling the rec- I'ory SP 2-9401. Advance ticket sales have been brisk but I jKctU are siill available.